Nadler was ready for Pelosi's rebuke and argued against it. Saying his committee was willing to move forward on articles of impeachment despite Pelosi's objections.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reportedly cooled impeachment fires Wednesday and is not prepared to move forward with impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump — at this time.
Pelosi shot down efforts by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler to move immediately on impeachment against the president on Wednesday, according to a report published Thursday by Politico.
The discussion ensued during a caucus meeting that occurred after former special counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony in front of two House committees that was widely criticized as erratic, unfocused and unprepared.
Despite the disappointment that Mueller’s performance brought to the Democratic push to remove Trump, New York Rep. Nadler was still anxious to begin drafting articles of impeachment and said House committee chairs could immediately begin doing so, according to four Politico sources.